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Legislative preview and Opening Day photos
Date: 1/8/2014 Album ID: 1750310
Photos by Andy Molloy & Joe Phelan
Staff photo by Joe Phelan
Nik Rende, a senior programmer/analyst for the Legislature, fixes a microphone on  Friday January 3, 2014 in the Senate Chamber of the State House in Augusta. 
He and other workers were preparing for the new session that opens Wednesday morning.
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Staff photo by Joe Phelan
This photo taken on  Friday January 3, 2014 shows the empty third and fourth floor hallways of the State House in Augusta. 
They will be crowded when the new legislative session opens next Wednesday morning.
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Staff photo by Joe Phelan
This photo taken on  Friday January 3, 2014 shows the empty third and fourth floor hallways of the State House in Augusta. 
They will be crowded when the new legislative session opens next Wednesday morning.
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Staff photo by Andy Molloy
READY TO ROLL: State Senator Pat Flood, R-Winthrop, confers with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Tuesday at the entrance of the Statehouse in Augusta. Flood was arriving to prepare for the legislative session that commences Wednesday and Pingree was departing after conducting an interview and meeting with Speaker of the House Mark Eves, D-North Berwick.
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Staff photo by Joe Phelan
People fill the Hall of Flags during a rally held to support Medicaid expansion on Wednesday January 8, 2014 at the State House in Augusta.
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Staff photo by Joe Phelan
Rep. Matt Pouliot, R-Augusta, talks to people who were part of a large group attending a rally held to support Medicaid expansion on the first day of this year's legislative session on Wednesday January 8, 2014 at the State House in Augusta.
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The third floor hallway between House and Senate chambers is crowded with people who were part of a large group attending a rally held to support Medicaid expansion on the first day of this year's legislative session on Wednesday January 8, 2014 at the State House in Augusta.
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